Deadline: May 25, 2012
Applications are invited for appointment to this position, which will be offered on a full-time, fixed-term basis for a period of two years.
Applications are invited for appointment to the position of Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Financial Econometrics, to commence as soon as possible in 2012. The appointment will be for a fixed-term of 2 years from the date of commencement and is based in Hobart.
The School of Economics and Finance employs a number of researchers specialising in financial econometrics and empirical finance. We have vacancy for a post-doctoral researcher to work with Professor Mardi Dungey on the financial econometrics of financial crises. The project aims to advance our detection and measurement of financial crises using high frequency financial econometrics.
Applicants must have a PhD in Economics with strong empirical research skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to conduct high quality applied economic research, leading to scholarly publication. The successful applicant will be required to communicate research results, including the preparation of reports and research summaries, as well as publications in high quality scholarly journals. They will be required to work effectively with project team members.
The appointment will be made at Academic Level B in accordance with University of Tasmania guidelines as set out at www.admin.utas.edu.au/hr/recruitment/msal_tr.html with a total remuneration package of up to $107,211 per annum (comprising salary within the range $77,715 – $91,633 superannuation), 17% superannuation, with the option of an additional 3% salary loading in exchange for 14% instead of 17% superannuation).
For further information about the position please contact Professor Mardi Dungey, telephone (03) 6226 1839 or fax (03) 6226 7587, or email: Mardi.Dungey@utas.edu.au.
Relocation assistance will be provided in accordance with the UTAS Relocation Policy and Procedures where the appointee currently resides elsewhere in Tasmania or interstate.
The following occupational health and safety risk factors have been identified for this position:
Keyboard/Mouse Work, Lifting (minimal), Driving, Sitting (including travelling between campuses) and/or standing for extended periods, Working under pressure, including working to constant deadlines and/or in the resolution of conflict.
All potential applicants should take these risk factors into consideration when determining their capacity to undertake the duties of the position.
You may submit your application by post or fax – address and fax numbers are provided on the Final checklist for Applicants in the Job application Package – alternatively you may email your application to Karen.Hughes@utas.edu.au